Rachel Whiteread, Water Tower, 1998

Another Water Tower

This is just a short post to point out an artwork I really like that’s related to my last post on the dismantling of Kitchener’s Cedar Hill water tower. The work is Rachel Whiteread’s Water Tower¬†(1998), for those of you who are not familiar. Perched in the New York skyline, Whiteread’s life-size resin cast of […]

Kitchener's Cedar Hill Water Tower

The Beast on the Hill

It’s strange to think that the rust bucket on the horizon of the photo above will no longer loom over Kitchener’s downtown. The Cedar Hill Water Tower is in the last stages of being torn down, and I can’t help but feel like this was a missed opportunity. It was one of the most distinctive […]